William Porterfield will lead Ireland in next month’s cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cricket Ireland have confirmed that the 15-man squad for next month’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will be the same selection that have t(...)

Ireland’s Alex Cusack: Clontarf all-rounder in an 18-man Ireland panel for month-long acclimatisation tour. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland coach Phil Simmons will give Alex Cusack every chance of making his World Cup squad after naming the Clontarf all-rounder in an 18-man panel f(...)

 Andrew White leads the team out against Sri Lanka to become Ireland’s most capped player with 227 caps. Photo: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Ireland were made to suffer under the Belfast sun as Sri Lanka A’s batsmen led the way in a 107-run victory that wrapped up the three-match series at (...)

On his record 227th cap for Ireland, Andrew White celebrates taking a wicket  with Andrew McBrine, who took the catch, and Nick Larkin in the one-day game against Sri Lanka ‘A’ at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Wicket-keeper Stuart Poynter looks set to make a late run for potential inclusion in Ireland’s squad for next year’s World Cup after he scored a st(...)

 Ed Joyce in action for Sussex. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

England selector Angus Fraser believes Ed Joyce would have stood a great chance of making his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Lord’s in today’s first(...)

Trent Johnston at an Ireland training session at  Malahide Cricket Club last month. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland have named 36 players in two squads ahead of a busy winter programme. The established senior players make up the 13-man national performance s(...)

Ireland skipper William Porterfield celebrates his half-century during the World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Stormont. Photograph:   Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Tim Murtagh’s bat helped Ireland claim a thrilling one-wicket victory over Scotland at Stormont yesterday to end the visitors’ hopes of automatic qual(...)

Eddie Richardson has excelled with bat and ball for Leinster Lightning in the interprovincial series this summer. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho/Presseye

Following a summer where he has bloomed into a genuine all-rounder, Eddie Richardson was yesterday rewarded for his efforts with a place in Ireland’s (...)

Eddie Richardson has excelled with bat and ball for Leinster Lightning in the interprovincial series this summer. Photograph:   Brian Little/Inpho/Presseye

North County all-rounder Eddie Richardson has been rewarded for a great season at club and interprovincial level with a place in Ireland’s 13-man squa(...)

Leinster Lightning’s John Anderson has been the top scorer in the interprovincials with 376 runs. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Leinster Lightning’s two-day victory over the North West Warriors to secure the RSA Interprovincial Championship title at Bready during the week yet a(...)